Easy Baked Pork Chop Marsala

Sunday, September 10, 2017
This classic style Baked Pork Chop Marsala is perfect for a weeknight easy flavorful meal and baking isn't the only way to cook these.


Our recipe can be done with chicken, fish, or even steak with dry marsala wine, garlic, and delicious alternative ingredients, you can have this meal on your tables in around 35 minutes.


This dish can be done in a slow cooker, instant pot, stovetop of course baked using all the same ingredients with a few different methods below to change time frames.


We like to use center-cut pork chops because these stay nice and juicy no matter which cooking method you chose to use.


This fork-tender pork is terrific bursting with flavors and great served with a side of pasta or rice to sop up this delicious gravy it makes.


If you love the taste of marsala this sauce is so delicious you'll beg for more.


We also have omitted the mushrooms from time to time for those not a fan so don't be afraid to adapt this recipe, it's truly versatile


If you are big fans of pork like we are you may also like to try our Pork Lombardy and Best Boston Butt Pork Roast both fabulous pork meals.


Scroll down to get this easily printable recipe!



pork chops baked with marsala sauce





Step by Step

  1. Sear the meat on both sides first
  2. Add to the cooking vessel and choose a cooking method
  3. Add all the ingredients ( cooking times will vary with the thickness of the meat see below for which method you choose)
  4. pork internal temperature should be 145 degrees
This recipe can even be done in an instant pot or slow cooker method, stovetop or baked, just follow the recipe card directions below.


baked pork chops marsala sauce and bread crumbs


Ingredients You Will Need(scroll down to the printable recipe card for exact measurements)

  • pork, chicken, steak, venison, lamb, thick firm fish
  • mushrooms
  • garlic, minced
  • marsala wine
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • thyme
  • granulated garlic powder
  • finely chopped fresh parsley
  •  extra virgin olive oil or butter
  • serving suggestions :
  • pasta, mashed potatoes, rice, garlic bread


collage of ingredients for pork chop marsala


Cooking Methods


Slow Cooker: brown meat with garlic then slow cooker 6 to 8 hours on low 4 to 6 hours on high

Instant Pot: sear the meat first with garlic, add all the ingredients, adding 1 cup of beef broth along with all other ingredients. Set the instant pot to pressure cook for 25 minutes


Stovetop: leave the meat in the pan sears, add all ingredients simmer for around 35 minutes, add more water if dry


raw center cut pork chops


Tips

  1. simmer on low heat after the meat is browned first
  2. use fresh herbs when available
  3. use a dry marsala wine that is a good grade not cooking wine(which has salt in it)
  4. this dish can be done in a slow cooker (brown the meat then dump everything in it low 6 hours)
  5. substitute favorite vegetables like onions or peppers if you're not fond of mushrooms
  6. bone-in chops of boneless meats of any kind can be used
  7. hearty  thick firm fish like cod can be used instead of meat
  8. Pork roast  can be done in the slow-cooker whole also
  9. The internal temperature for pork is 145 degrees
  10. thinner chops take less time to cook


a bowl of baked center cut marsala pork chops


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Whether you bake this Pork Marsala or choose another cooking style always check the internal temperature for best results keeping in mind thinner chops need less time.


You can serve this along with our serving suggestions above.


For those who prefer different meat, adapt this recipe with just about anything just adjust your cooking times!



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Italian, American
Yield: 4
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Easy Baked Pork Chop Marsala

Easy Baked Pork Chop Marsala

This baked pork chop marsala recipe is fantastic! This is an easy meal to throw together and our family loves how the meat falls off the bone and so tender
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 35 MinTotal time: 50 Min

Ingredients

  • 4 - 1 inch thick center-cut pork chops (steak, chicken, venison, lamb,  (or a 3 to 4-pound pork roast can be used)
  • 4 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine (we use dry sweet usually for desserts)
  • 1 teaspoon each of dried thyme, garlic powder,  red pepper flakes, 
  • salt, and black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups of beef gravy or use canned any flavored soup, IE cream of mushroom soup, cream of  chicken
  • 1 teaspoon kitchen bouquet or gravy master
  • 1 cup of sliced cleaned mushrooms
  • 1 cup of Italian flavored bread crumbs
  • extra virgin olive oil or butter melted
  • Optional Garnish: freshly chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. In a large frypan add 3 tablespoons of the oil or butter and saute the pork until browned on each side for around 3 minutes add the garlic after you turn the pork saute (do not brown the garlic).
  2. Place the browned meat in a large baking pan lined with parchment paper (for easier cleanup).
  3. In a medium-size bowl combine the beef gravy or soup, gravy master, add the marsala, salt, pepper to taste, spices, and mix together.
  4. Pour this gravy mixture over the meat, sprinkle with breadcrumbs then drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Bake 35 minutes or until the chops are fork tender (depending on thickness)
  6. If meat the juices begin to get too thick add some water.
  7. See Notes for other Cooking Methods

Notes:

Cooking Methods

Slow Cooker: brown meat with garlic then slow cooker 6 to 8 hours on low 4 to 6 hours on high

Instant Pot: sear the meat first with garlic, add all the ingredients, adding 1 cup of beef broth along with all other ingredients. Set the instant pot to pressure cook for 25 minutes

Stovetop: leave the meat in the pan after searing, add all ingredients simmer for around 35 minutes, add more water if it starts to dry out


Tips

  1. simmer on low heat after the meat is browned first
  2. use fresh herbs when available
  3. use a dry marsala wine that is a good grade not cooking wine(which has salt in it)
  4. this dish can be done in a slow cooker (brown the meat then dump everything in it low 6 hours)
  5. substitute favorite vegetables like onions or peppers if you're not fond of mushrooms
  6. bone-in chops of boneless meats of any kind can be used
  7. hearty thick firm fish like cod can be used instead of meat
  8. Pork roast can be done in the slow-cooker whole also
  9. Internal temperature should be 145 degrees, thinner chops take less time to cook


Nutrition Facts

Calories

491.39

Fat (grams)

23.44

Sat. Fat (grams)

7.94

Carbs (grams)

45.20

Fiber (grams)

4.34

Net carbs

40.86

Sugar (grams)

8.21

Protein (grams)

24.78

Sodium (milligrams)

2234.77

Cholesterol (grams)

56.08


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a pan of baked pork marsala


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6 comments

  1. Super delicious recipe! Everyone loved it!

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  2. I wondered what to do with all the pork that I've got this week... This is it! ;-)

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  3. How juicy and flavorful is this recipe. Drooling. Can't wait to try. Thanks.

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  4. These look so flavorful! My family loves this and how wonderful it makes my kitchen smell.

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  5. What an incredibly delicious looking meal. I can't wait to make this for my family.

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